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ship·yard

 (shĭp′yärd′)
n.
A yard where ships are built or repaired.

shipyard

(ˈʃɪpˌjɑːd)
n
(Nautical Terms) a place or facility for the building, maintenance, and repair of ships

ship•yard

(ˈʃɪpˌyɑrd)

n.
a yard or enclosure in which ships are built or repaired.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repairedshipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
dry dock, drydock, graving dock - a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
naval shipyard, navy yard - a military shipyard
shipway, slipway, ways - structure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations
تَرَسَانَةتَرسانَه، مكان بِناء السُّفُن
loděnice
skibsværft
telakka
brodogradilište
skipasmíîastöî
造船所
조선소
skeppsvarv
อู่ซ่อมและต่อเรือ
xưởng đóng tàu

shipyard

[ˈʃɪpjɑːd] Nastillero m

shipyard

[ˈʃɪpjɑːrd] nchantier m naval

shipyard

[ˈʃɪpˌjɑːd] ncantiere m navale

ship

(ʃip) noun
1. a large boat. The ship sank and all the passengers and crew were drowned.
2. any of certain types of transport that fly. a spaceship.
verbpast tense, past participle shipped
to send or transport by ship. The books were shipped to Australia.
ˈshipment noun
1. a load of goods sent by sea. a shipment of wine from Portugal.
2. the sending of goods by sea.
ˈshipper noun
a person who arranges for goods to be shipped. a firm of shippers.
ˈshipping noun
ships taken as a whole. The harbour was full of shipping.
ˈship-broker noun
1. an agent whose job is to buy or sell ships.
2. an insurance agent for ships.
ˈshipbuilder noun
a person whose business is the construction of ships. a firm of shipbuilders.
ˈshipbuilding noun
ˈshipowner noun
a person or company that owns a ship or ships.
ˌshipˈshape adjective
in good order. She left everything shipshape in her room when she left.
ˈshipwreck noun
1. the accidental sinking or destruction of a ship. There were many shipwrecks on the rocky coast.
2. a wrecked ship. an old shipwreck on the shore.
verb
We were shipwrecked off the coast of Africa.
ˈshipyard noun
a place where ships are built or repaired.
ship water
(of a boat) to let water in over the side. The boat shipped water and nearly capsized.

shipyard

تَرَسَانَة loděnice skibsværft Schiffswerft ναυπηγείο astillero telakka chantier naval brodogradilište cantiere navale 造船所 조선소 scheepswerf skipsverft stocznia estaleiro верфь skeppsvarv อู่ซ่อมและต่อเรือ tersane xưởng đóng tàu 造船厂
References in classic literature ?
When I looked again to horror was added chagrin, for with the emerging of the U-boat I had recognized her as a product of our own shipyard.
He towed his ark around the Solano Wharf and into the big bight at Turner's Shipyard.
Big Alec has a Chinese line out in the bight off Turner's Shipyard," Charley Le Grant said that afternoon to Carmintel.
Change places," Charley commanded, "and steer just astern of him as though you're going into the shipyard.
Fully a month had passed, and we were constantly up and down the river, and down and up the bay, with no spare moments to devote to the particular fisherman who ran a Chinese line in the bight of Turner's Shipyard.
As the bight at Turner's Shipyard opened out, Charley edged into it to get the smoother water.
It was a happy party that sailed north toward sunny, southern California, the old U-33 trailing in the wake of the Toreador and flying with the latter the glorious Stars and Stripes beneath which she had been born in the shipyard at Santa Monica.
And so they came one day to dock at the shipyard which Bowen Tyler now controlled, and here the U-33 still lies while those who passed so many eventful days within and because of her, have gone their various ways.
Below the town of Benicia, where the Solano wharf projects, the Straits widen out into what bay-farers call the "Bight of Turner's Shipyard.
But like Czar Peter content to toil in the shipyards of foreign cities, Queequeg disdained no seeming ignominy, if thereby he might happily gain the power of enlightening his untutored countrymen.
Following the fall of Phutra I visited Anoroc, where I found the people busy in the shipyards and the factories that Perry had established.
The tide flooded smoothly under the full moon, and Saxon recognized the points they passed--the Transit slip, Sandy Beach, the shipyards, the nail works, Market street wharf.